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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: count only reclaimable lru pages
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Hi, Wu.
I already agreed this concept.
Wow, It looks better than old. :)

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 10:34 PM, Wu Fengguang<fengguang.wu@intel.com> wrote:
> global_lru_pages() / zone_lru_pages() can be used in two ways:
> - to estimate max reclaimable pages in determine_dirtyable_memory()
> - to calculate the slab scan ratio
>
> When swap is full or not present, the anon lru lists are not reclaimable
> and thus won't be scanned. So the anon pages shall not be counted. Also
> rename the function names to reflect the new meaning.
>
> It can greatly (and correctly) increase the slab scan rate under high memory
> pressure (when most file pages have been reclaimed and swap is full/absent),
> thus avoid possible false OOM kills.
>
> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com>
> Cc: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Minchan Kim <minchan.kim@gmail.com>


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Kind regards,
Minchan Kim


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